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Job Search Expenses and Deductions

for a job, how can you make those expenses work for you? Here are seven things the IRS wants you to know about deducting these costs : Your expenses must be for a job search in your current occupation. You may not deduct expenses related...

Examples of other Job related expenses:

Safety equipment, small tools, and supplies needed for your job. Uniforms required by your employer that are not suitable for ordinary wear. Protective clothing required in your work, such as hard hats, safety shoes, and glasses. Physical...

Please explain all of the deductions and credits that are available related to my job.

Educator (Teacher) Expenses: If you or your spouse worked as an educator, you probably spent money on supplies, materials, and other teaching aids to help you do your job. Most of these expenses are deductible on your return. As long...

Tax Information for Students with Summer Jobs (or any job)

When summer vacation begins, many students will work a summer job to help pass the time as they wait for the Fall semester of college to begin. Many reasons students work over the summer is to help with summer expenses such as movies...

I used my car for my job. What type of mileage can I deduct?

Generally, the only mileage that you can deduct is "business mileage". This usually includes: Getting from one workplace to another in the course of your business or profession when you are traveling within the city or general area that is your tax home. Visiting client...

Who can deduct Moving Expenses?

If you moved due to a change in your job or business because you started a new job, you may be able to deduct your moving expenses. To qualify for the moving expense deduction, you must satisfy three tests. Under the first test, your move...

Unreimbursed Employee Expenses - What can be deducted?

If you paid for expenses related to your job during the tax year, many of these expenses may be eligible to be deducted on your return. For you to be able to deduct the expense, it must be a common, helpful, and appropriate expense...

Ohio Schedule E (Nonrefundable Business Credits)

Business owners may be entitled to claim on Ohio Schedule E one or more nonrefundable business credits. These credits include the following: Credit for contributions to candidates for Ohio statewide office or General Assembly Job retention...

Deducting Moving Expenses

Did you recently move to another city for a new job or because your old job is now at a new location? A tax break may be coming your way. How far you moved and the amount of time you spend on the job will have a major impact on whether you...

Overview of Travel Expenses

Travel expenses" are expenses that you paid in relation to transportation or travel for business. For a travel expense to qualify for a deduction, the travel must have been primarily in relation to your job. "Travel expenses" get reported...